Delivered February 13, 2021. Contributor: Jennifer P.
Gain an understanding of Masters and Bachelors level high education institutions in the US and other markets, including revenue and users, in order to support a curriculum developed for higher education in the human services space.
In 2020, there were an estimated 17.5 million undergraduate college students in the US, and 4.3 million graduate level students.
75.1% of these students attended public institutions, 24.9% attended private institutions.
Total revenues at degree-granting post secondary institutions in the United States were $671 billion in 2018.
Public institutions accounted for $409 billion in revenues, private nonprofit institutions for $248 billion, and $13 billion at private for-profit institutions.
The majority of bachelor's degrees were in five fields, business (19.1%), health professions (11.9%), social sciences (8%), biological and biomedical science (5.9%), and psychology (5.9%).